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Are you a customer of Anglian Water? If so, you could be owed compensation

Anglian Water is accused of overcharging its customers. It did this by allegedly underreporting its sewage spills and discharges. As water companies are rewarded for good environmental performance, Anglian Water was allowed to raise its prices. Had the true extent of the company’s pollution been known, customers would have paid lower bills according to lawyers.

Anglian Water was recently convicted of failing to supply key information to the Environment Agency in a criminal investigation. In addition, the latest legal case against the company accuses Anglian Water of lying about the amount of untreated sewage it has discharged over the last few years. This isn’t only damaging to the environment, but it also resulted in excessive water bills four household customers.

Professor Carolyn Roberts, an environment and water specialist, has launched a legal case against Anglian Water. She has appointed legal firm Leigh Day in her fight.

Any household who has paid Anglian Water for sewerage services (either directly or as part of their rent) between 1 April 2020 and 15 December 2023 could be due compensation.

If you are affected by this case, you will automatically be included in the claim if it goes ahead (unless you opt-out). This means you do not have to register to join the claim. However, sign up with Join the Claim and we will keep you updated on the Anglian Water overcharging case.

Other water companies are also involved in this scandal, including Northumbrian Water, Severn Trent, Thames Water, United Utilities, and Yorkshire Water. Find out more about this claim.

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